A group of Kentucky lawmakers has a new summer assignment shoring up the state'’s failing pension systems.

Illinois Lawmakers Try to Tackle Pension Again

Jun 6, 2012

Illinois officials are trying to figure out how to finish cutting the state’s pension costs. Lawmakers came close to an agreement last month, but it was derailed by personal conflicts, policy disputes and the deadline for ending the spring legislative session. 

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The top Republican in the Illinois House says he’s shelving legislation to rein in ballooning government pension costs.